In hotel business with father, 1911. Began in liquor business as owner of store, Whitby, 1911-1913, and part owner with brother at Toronto, 1913-1916. In mail order liquor business, Montreal, 1916-1921.
Assistant to president Canadian Industrial Alcohol Limited company, 1921. Reorganized Gooderham & Worts, Ltd., 1923. Elected president; president Hiram Walker’s, Ltd., 1927.
Hiram Walker-Gooderham & Worts, Ltd., 1928, became Chairman of the Board, 1928. President and Chairman of the Board since 1938. Vice president Canada Malting Company Director T. G. Bright & Limited company Director Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd., Canadian Industrial Alcohol, Ltd.